LOS ANGELES Iconic rockers Alice In Chains are back in the studio recording an album thats slated for release this September. The band has just signed onto EMIs Virgin Records and are excited to be working on their first studio album in more than 10 years. The group is playing at different music festivals throughout the summer to tide fans over until the CD release. Media inquiries or requests: Jules Exum; (323) 871-5553; email@example.com.
ROATAN, Honduras A new attraction in Roatan, Honduras, is giving visitors a history lesson. Maya Key is located in the harbor and boasts reconstructions of famous Mayan ruins, a traditional Mayan village, and a wildlife rescue center displaying many of Honduras wild species. Maya Key is now open on a 11.5-acre private key. Its part of Anthonys Key Resort, which operates on the second largest barrier reef system in the world. Press questions: (954) 929-0090; www.anthonyskey.com.
NEW YORK Many ladies will be walking through Central Park in New York this Thursday (Jun. 11) during the first annual Women@NBCU Mentors Walk. NBC is partnering with Step up Womens Network to get career women and up-and-coming career girls together. Each mentor will accompany aspiring young career gals through Central Park as they walk & talk about jobs in the advertising, finance, legal, digital, and media fields. Female mentors include chefs, CEOs, presidents, founders, and TV personalities. Media info: Summer Wilkie; (212) 651-5272; Summer.Wilkie@nbcuni.com.
NEW YORK Historian Jackson Lears, author of Rebirth Of A Nation: The Making Of Modern America, 1877-1920 (Harper), is available for interviews to discuss the driving forces behind the decisions of American leaders during the years between the Civil War and World War I. He can talk about everyone and everything that contributed to the making of modern America and what lessons we can learn from the past for today. Media requests: Beth Harper; (212) 207-7985; firstname.lastname@example.org.
JACKSON, Miss. The Tougaloo Art Colony in Jackson,
Mississippi, is determined to produce amazing artists. On July
12-17, TAC will host five art sessions with pros including
lessons in printmaking, mixed media painting, art in the surreal,
ceramics, and acrylics. There will also be a three-day art camp
for kids ages 6-14. Their works will be featured on the fourth
(Contact numbers available only to subscribing media or trial media users. You can request samples at the Wireless Flash web site.)
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